Vistors exploring Awesome Forces. Photographed by Norman Heke. Te Papa. 2011
Learn all about earthquakes and volcanoes as you explore the inner workings of our amazing planet, in this hands-on education programme.
Journey deep into the centre of our planet, and discover the forces that shape the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand. Piece together the puzzle of plate tectonics, and carry out hands-on investigations into why we experience earthquakes and volcanoes. Then work out the best way to prepare ourselves for these natural events.
Learning areas and strands: Science – Planet Earth and Beyond: Earth systems
Year level: Years 3– 8
Cost per student: $6.50 (Teachers and parent helpers are free)
Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme. Awesome Forces programme information (PDF, 69kB)
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